asteroids

An asteroid just seconds away from slamming into earth at 30,000mph exploded over South Africa in jaw-dropping CCTV footage. The 15ft wife space rock was seen hurtling through the skies, leaving a white-hot...

The asteroid-hunting spacecraft took thermal data on more than 100 near-Earth space rocks and revealed what goes on with their surface regolith. In December 2009, NASA launched the Wide-field Infrared...

Last year, an asteroid called ‘Oumuamua hit the headlines after it was discovered to have come from another solar system. But while Oumuamua briefly passed through, a new study has found that another...

Astronomers have lost track of nearly 900 asteroids that could be on a deadly collision course with Earth Near-Earth asteroids orbit uncomfortably close to our planet’s own trajectory Organisations...

An 130m-wide asteroid is set to skim past Earth tomorrow at a distance of just 203,453km (126,419 miles). The asteroid, known as "2010 WC9" was detected by astronomers after it was originally...

Want to be a trillionaire? Scientists reveal what it would take to mine an asteroid – and say it could result in ‘untold wealth’ More than 750,000 asteroids have been identified to date  Trillions...

The hollowed-out asteroid could be home to different generations of space travelers voyaging to other solar systems. A new plan concocted by scientists and researchers at Delft University of Technology...

The hollowed-out asteroid could be home to different generations of space travelers voyaging to other solar systems. A new plan concocted by scientists and researchers at Delft University of Technology...

The hollowed-out asteroid could be home to different generations of space travelers voyaging to other solar systems. A new plan concocted by scientists and researchers at Delft University of Technology...

The hollowed-out asteroid could be home to different generations of space travelers voyaging to other solar systems. A new plan concocted by scientists and researchers at Delft University of Technology...

The hollowed-out asteroid could be home to different generations of space travelers voyaging to other solar systems. A new plan concocted by scientists and researchers at Delft University of Technology...

The radical plan to turn hollowed out asteroids into gigantic ‘starships’ capable of transporting humans to other solar systems Project would create a gigantic city-like structure on a hollowed...